AAT- Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2

 

Date:15/09/2022Day:Thursday (exams are on Tuesday)
Time:6.15 -9.15pmDuration:34 weeks plus exams
Qualification:Foundation Certificate in AccountingAwarding Body:AAT
Cost:£850*Delivery:Online and On Campus

About the course

This course is an entry-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is seeking an introduction to basic accounting principles and skills.

Units studied are:  

  • Introduction to Book-keeping
  • Principles of Book-Keeping Controls
  • Principles of Costing
  • The Business Environment

This qualification will prepare you for junior and entry level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration – covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles and using accounting software. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting. This internationally recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification enables those working in accounting or those who looking to pursue accountancy as a career to gain knowledge,practical experience and the all-important certification often sought by employers.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Previous knowledge of accounting or a Level 1 Bookkeeping qualification would be advantageous but not essential.

Students who do not hold GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications will be invited to sit an assessment to ensure that they have suitable skills for this qualification.

Basic IT skills are also required.

Students must become AAT Student Members before the course starts (fees apply).

Assessment

This course is assessed through computer-based exams and a synoptic assessment, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification.  Assessments take place at the College on Tuesday evenings.

Delivery

We have partnered with Mindful Education to deliver this course through our flexible Online and On Campus model which combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom. Learners will study award-winning video lessons on demand from home and will also attend college lessons on a fortnightly basis. It is recommended that you have access to a PC, laptop or other suitable device.

Learners also benefit from access to the college library during our evening opening times, including computers, study stations, print-based and electronic learning materials, printers and scanners.

Progression

You can progress on to the AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

How to apply

If you wish to apply, please call or email us if you have any questions on 01403 216597 or  adulted@collyers.ac.uk

Induction

Students must attend a college induction on the first evening of the course.

Fees

This course is co-funded by the Government, meaning that all qualifying students benefit from reduced fees. Our advertised fees take this funding into account.

A £50 non-refundable deposit is payable at the point of booking and the remainder of the course fees are due one week before the course start. Students can apply to pay the balance in two instalments.

This course may be free to learners if they are:

  • Unemployed
  • Earning less than £18,535 p.a.
  • 19-23 without a first full Level 2 qualification

For further details see our Fees and Funding page.

*Includes first exam sitting only. Resits are charged at £80 for synoptics and £60 for exams.